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The training of coaches for artistic swimming is through the National Coach Certification Program in partnership with Alberta Artistic Swimming and Canada Artistic Swimming. Training and evaluation of coaches is provided for the recreational stream and the competitive stream.
AquaGo! is for instructors working in a recreational program. The course and evaluations are delivered through the province.
Competition Introduction is the entry point for most competitive coaches and supports the coach in the Learn to Train and Train to Train stages. This course and the evaluations are delivered through the province.
Competition Development is for competitive coaches coaching in the Train to Train and Train to Compete stages. This course and the evaluations are delivered through CAS.
Coaches must be trained in the context in which you intend to coach and have completed the Make Ethical Decisions Course (MED) and the Make Ethical Decisions online evaluation. The course is offered through Ministry of Culture, Multiculturalism, and Status of Women Sport, Physical Activity and Recreation. Visit the course calendar to register for an MED course.
Additional courses are offered through NCCP partners in each province, you can check the Coaching Association of Canada (CAC) website for dates and locations in your province.
The Canada Artistic Swimming Pathway will provide you with further details for each level.